Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
310 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

FLZ033-038-250000-
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ST. JOHNS-FLAGLER-
310 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT FRIDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKERS OF 7 TO 8 FEET ARE EXPECTED.

* TIMING...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING.
  A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. BREAKER
  HEIGHTS TO 7 FEET FEET THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL
  AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS
  AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE, WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS, JETTIES
AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL.
PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

&&

$$

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COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL DUVAL-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
310 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

* TIMING...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS THROUGH THIS EVENING. A HIGH
  RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY ALONG
  THE BEACHES. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE, WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS, JETTIES
AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL.
PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

&&

$$


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